Deborah Fuhr is a partner and co-founder of ETFGI, an independent research and consultancy firm established in early 2012 aimed at providing services to the rapidly expanding global exchange traded fund (ETF) industry and investors. The firm is focused on providing thought leadership, publishing independent research on the industry, products, applications, competitor analysis, providing
education and assistance to investors on product comparison, asset allocation implementation and offering customised research. Previously, she was the global head of ETF Research and Implementation Strategy and a managing director at BlackRock/BGI from September 2008 - October 2011. Under Ms. Fuhr's guidance the team was responsible for advising clients on the implementation of asset allocation strategies using ETFs, producing analysis and guidebooks on the global ETF industry. The team won a number of awards. Prior to this, she was an associate at Greenwich Associates, the premier strategic consulting and research source for providers and users of financial services worldwide. Ms. Fuhr has an MBA from the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut.